International women’s day

After taking a few weeks off writing – it felt only right to come back on International women’s day. International Women’s Day takes place on the 8th March annually to celebrate the achievements of women, to raise awareness against bias and to inspire and empower us all to take action for equality. The theme forContinue reading “International women’s day”

A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards

A night I will never forget! You might be thinking. How did Kerry get to go to the UK’s premier diversity awards or what an earth is she talking about I have never heard of the National diversity Awards before just now! From the moment the email pinged into my inbox. ‘Heading ‘Evidence: The NationalContinue reading “A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards”

I can’t remember!

My body is forever changing as I get older. But not quite in the way you might be thinking. Everyone’s body changes in different ways, for instance; you might gain or lose a few pounds, your hair changes colour or becomes thinner, your complexion isn’t quite the same as when you was younger and yesContinue reading “I can’t remember!”

Waving goodbye to 2021

Hi everyone, how has your festive season treated you – what did Santa bring you? – I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve eaten my body weight in food over the last few days. I have been a “fairly” good diabetic! As we all gear up to say our farewell’s to 2021,Continue reading “Waving goodbye to 2021”

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s

This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or PA’s to help with vital daily tasks. According to a report published in October, an estimated 70,000 care users employ around 100,000 live-in carers and personal assistants (PAs) through public funds, via aContinue reading “Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s”

Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!

Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”

Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services

Disclaimer: This post is a paid partnership with AccessAble & National Highways. As always, my comments are honest and entirely my own. Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion. Every now and then I need to pinch myself – finding my voice and a real passion, for not just sharing my world living as a disabled person, but beingContinue reading “Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services”

A real sh*ty reminder

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Several times over the past few weeks, i can safely say I’ve had a real toilet slap in the face reminder, why it’s so vital to have access to a crazy thing like a ‘toilet’. As a campaigner you feel likeContinue reading “A real sh*ty reminder”